This is a trial version of PE-DESIGN 10 which allows you to try PE-DESIGN 10 (Personal Embroidery Design Software System) with limited functions.

  • Brother is not responsible for damage to or loss of any equipment, media, programs or data related to the use of this trial version.

[Note]

  • If a product version of PE-DESIGN 10 has already been installed on your PC, do not install this trial version.
  • If you purchase a product version of PE-DESIGN 10, be sure to uninstall this trial version before installing the product version.
  • In order to install the software on Windows® Operating System, you must log on to the computer using an account with administrator privileges. For details on logging on to the computer using an account with administrator privileges, refer to the Windows manual.

Downloads

Language File Name Size Release Date File
English ped10trial_eng.exe 77.1 MB 01/05/2015 Download_English
Français ped10trial_fre.exe 79.1 MB 01/05/2015 Download_Français
Deutsch ped10trial_ger.exe 76.8 MB 01/05/2015 Download_Deutsch
Nederlands ped10trial_dut.exe 80.1 MB 01/05/2015 Download_Nederlands
Español ped10trial_spa.exe 83.2 MB 01/05/2015 Download_Español
Italiano ped10trial_ita.exe 76.6 MB 01/05/2015 Download_Italiano
Русский ped10trial_rus.exe 80.1 MB 01/05/2015 Download_Русский
Português ped10trial_por.exe 81.6 MB 01/05/2015 Download_Português
中文 ped10trial_chi.exe 67.7 MB 01/05/2015 Download_中文

Read before downloading

  1. Click the above Download button.
  2. End-User License Agreement for Brother Software window will appear.
  3. After reading the End-User License Agreement (EULA), click I Accept button if you agree.
  4. The file download will start.
  5. After downloading the file, go back to this page and refer to the following installation instructions.

System Requirements

Before installing the software on your computer, make sure that the computer meets the following minimum PC requirements.

Operating system Windows Vista®, Windows® 7, 8, 8.1 (32 or 64 bit)
Processor 1 GHz or more
Memory 512 MB (1 GB or more is recommended.)
Hard disk free space 300 MB
Monitor XGA (1024 × 768), 16-bit color or higher
Device Mouse

How to install the program to your hard drive

  1. Double-click on the downloaded ped10trial_eng/_fre/_ger/_dut/_spa/_ita/_rus/_por/_chi.exe file with File Explorer (Windows® 8/8.1) or Windows Explorer (Windows® 7/ Windows Vista®).
  2. The User Account Control dialog box appears.
  3. Click Yes.
  4. The InstallShield Wizard for PE-DESIGN 10 (Trial Version) starts up, and the first dialog box appears.
  5. Follow the installation screen directions to install the software.
  6. When the dialog box of installation completion appears, click Finish to complete the installation of the software.

* After finishing the installation, it is no problem to delete the downloaded file "ped10trial_eng/_fre/_ger/_dut/_spa/_ita/_rus/_por/_chi.exe".

How to uninstall the program from your hard drive

For Windows® 8/ 8.1 users:

  1. Position the mouse pointer in the Start screen to display the down arrow in the lower-left corner of the screen, and click it.
      ⇒  The list of applications appears.
  2. Right-click PE-DESIGN 10 (Layout & Editing), which appears under the title PE-DESIGN 10 (Trial Version).
      ⇒  The taskbar appears at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Click Uninstall in the taskbar to run the application as an administrator.
      ⇒  The Programs and Features window appears.
  4. In the Programs and Features window, select PE-DESIGN 10 (Trial Version) and click Uninstall.
      ⇒  A dialog box appears.
  5. Click Remove to uninstall the application.
      ⇒  The following message appears shortly after uninstallation begins.
  6. Click Yes.
      ⇒  If the software has been successfully uninstalled, a dialog box appears.
  7. Click Finish.

(The uninstallation procedure is described for Windows® 8.1.)

For Windows® 7 or Windows Vista® users:

  1. Click Start button (Start button) , then Control Panel. Select Programs and Features in the Control Panel window.
  2. Select PE-DESIGN 10 (Trial Version), and then click Uninstall.

Starting Up the Application

For Windows® 8/ 8.1 users:

Click the down arrow in the bottom-left corner of the Start screen to show the All Apps view, and then Click PE-DESIGN 10 (Layout & Editing)under the title PE-DESIGN 10 (Trial Version) in the screen.
When the application starts up, the Startup Wizard will appear.

For Windows® 7 or Windows Vista® users:

Click Start button (Start button) , then All Programs, then PE-DESIGN 10 (Trial Version), and then click PE-DESIGN 10 (Layout & Editing).
When the application starts up, the Startup Wizard will appear.

Differences between the trial version and the product version

The trial version of PE-DESIGN 10 does not have the following functions.
Also, the trial version has less sample data than the product version.

Layout & Editing

  • Saving a created data
  • Transferring a design to a card
  • Transferring a design to a USB media
  • Transferring a design to an embroidery machine
  • Transferring a design by using the Link function
  • Outputting Name Drop data
  • Importing a design from a card
  • Exporting a design into other formats
  • Printing
  • Converting TrueType Font to an embroidery pattern

The following applications and features are not available on the trial version of PE-DESIGN 10.

  • Design Center, Programmable Stitch Creator, Font Creator, Design Database and Link
  • Displaying the embroidery designs in PES format as thumbnails with File Explorer (Windows® 8/8.1) or Windows Explorer (Windows® 7/ Windows Vista®)

How to open the Instruction Manual (PDF format)

The Instruction Manual is also installed during software installation.

For Windows® 8/ 8.1 users:

Click the down arrow in the bottom-left corner of the Start screen to show the All Apps view, and then Click Instruction Manual under the title PE-DESIGN 10 (Trial Version) in the screen.

For Windows® 7 or Windows Vista® users:

Click Start button (Start button) , then All Programs, then PE-DESIGN 10 (Trial Version)], then Instruction Manual.

* Otherwise, with Layout & Editing, click Help button (Help button) at the upper right of the window, then Instruction Manual.

Adobe® Reader® is required for viewing and printing the PDF version of the Instruction Manual.
If Adobe® Reader® is not on your computer, it must be installed.
It can be downloaded from the Adobe Systems Incorporated Web site.
Please click here to download this software.
(This link goes to the Web site of Adobe Systems Incorporated.)